The Tribune Spectrum

Sunday, June 23, 2002

ART & LITERATURE
'ART AND SOUL
BOOKS
MUSINGS
TIME OFF
YOUR OPTION
ENTERTAINMENT
BOLLYWOOD BHELPURI
TELEVISION
WIDE ANGLE
FITNESS
GARDEN LIFE
NATURE
SUGAR 'N' SPICE
CONSUMER ALERT
TRAVEL
INTERACTIVE FEATURES
CAPTION CONTEST
FEEDBACK


On the wings of fire

by Prof APJ Abdul Kalam with Arun Tiwari

"I was born into a middle-class Tamil family in the island town of Rameswaram in the erstwhile Madras state. My father, Jainulabdeen, had neither much formal education nor much wealth; despite these disadvantages, he possessed great innate wisdom and a true generosity of spirit. He had an ideal helpmate in my mother, Ashiamma.

Here walks the ghost of British Resident
K.R.N. Swamy
T
HE Brij Raj Bhawan Palace Hotel, a heritage hotel, set in beautiful gardens stands on the banks of the Chambal river, near the city of Kota in Rajasthan in India. It has the only ghost of the Sepoy Mutiny still "active", the ghost of Major Charles Burton, killed by Indians in the 1857 armed revolt against the British.

 

ON THE SANDS OF TIME ó 1986
The year of thought-provoking films
M.L. Dhawan
I
N Pradip Krishanís Massey Sahib, Francis Massey (Raghuvir Yadav) was an Indian Christian clerk attached to the British Commissioner, Charles Adam. On account of his close proximity to the British, Massey aspires to become one of them. He has a mind vibrant with fertile schemes.

Subtlety is his style
Sitesh Debnath
F
ROM the time when he was dismissed as a gawky stunt boy who got lucky, Ajay Devgan has come a long way. In an industry that places a premium on good looks and pedigree, he has worked his way up on the strength of sheer hard work, dedication and of course, talent.

E-mail to a female
G
ONE are the days when a belovedís beauty inspired lyrics like "chaudvin ka chand ho..." or a spurned lover found solace in such soulful compositions as "kya se kya ho gaya, bewafa tere pyar mein".

 

Week Specials

ARCHIVED TRIBUNE SPECIAL
MAHARAJA RANJIT SINGH: SPECIAL FEATURES & PHOTOS

TIME OFFEmpireís most emblematic adventure
by Manohar Malgonkar

TELEVISIONHilarious view of common manís travails at hands of babus
by Mukesh Khosla

LIFE TIES: When simplicity appeals and calms
by Taru Bahl

WHAT'S COOKING: Have fun with a bun
by Geetu

NATURE: Rabbit is in the habit of fleeing into burrow
by Nutan Shukla

TRAVEL: Damascus: The oldest inhabited city in the world
by Shona Adhikari

SUNDAY ACTIVITY: Donít wait for a storm, shut the door on dust
by Chetna Banerjee

VIP TOON TALES:  Lee Kuan Yew
by
Ranga

BRIDGE: When South had no chance
by
Omar Sharif

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